112577

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(−)-Malic acid

97%, optical purity ee: 99% (GLC)

Synonym(s):
L-Hydroxybutanedioic acid, (S)-(−)-2-Hydroxysuccinic acid
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH2CH(OH)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
134.09
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1723541
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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Quality Level

assay

97%

form

powder

optical activity

[α]20/D −27°, c = 5.5 in pyridine

optical purity

ee: 99% (GLC)

mp

101-103 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

O[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H6O5/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2,5H,1H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1

InChI key

BJEPYKJPYRNKOW-REOHCLBHSA-N

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General description

L-(-)-Malic acid is an organic acid that is commonly found in wine. It plays an important role in wine microbiological stability.

Application

L-(-)-Malic acid is a selective α-amino protecting reagent for amino acid derivatives. It is also a versatile synthon for the preparation of chiral compounds including κ-opioid receptor agonists, 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 analogue, and phoslactomycin B.

Packaging

25, 100 g in poly bottle

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

I Yoshpe-Besançon et al.
Biotechnology and applied biochemistry, 18 ( Pt 1), 93-102 (1993-08-01)
In previous papers we have reported that an aminopeptidase A (EC 3.4.11.7) purified from Staphylococcus chromogenes was able to catalyse the introduction of L-malic acid at the N-terminus of Tyr and Phe derivatives. We now show that this enzyme can...
Kinetic determination of L (-) malic acid in wines using sequential injection analysis.
Segundo MA and Rangel AOSS.
Analytica Chimica Acta, 499(1), 99-106 (2003)
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2, 1713-1713 (1992)
Tetrahedron Letters, 48, 5601-5601 (2007)
A Naylor et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 37(14), 2138-2144 (1994-07-08)
The synthesis of 5-(arylacetyl)-4-[(alkylamino)methyl]furo[3,2-c] pyridines (16-23, 26, 27) and their activities as kappa-opioid receptor agonists are described. kappa-Agonist potency was particularly sensitive to the nature of the basic moiety. In particular, in the rabbit vas deferens (kappa-specific tissue), the 3-pyrrolidinol...

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